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Intentionalist: Where to Celebrate Filipino American History Month in Seattle

by Kristina Rivera

Intentionalist is built on one simple idea: where we spend our money matters. We make it easy to find, learn about, and support small businesses and the diverse people behind them through everyday decisions about where we eat, drink, and shop. #SpendLikeItMatters


October is Filipino American History Month, and we at Intentionalist want to encourage you to #SpendLikeItMatters at the incredible Filipino-owned small businesses in the region.

Filipino American History Month was federally recognized in 2009 and brings awareness to the vital role Filipino people have in American history. Filipino Americans are the second largest Asian American group in the United States. The Philippines is made up of over 7,000 islands, each with their own unique cuisine and culture, so the experience of Filipino Americans can be similarly varied and unique.

This month is not only about honoring the rich history of Filipino Americans but also celebrating the Filipino Americans making history today. Here are three Seattle-area eateries that are celebrating their Filipino history and heritage while building a legacy for themselves:

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Intentionalist: Enjoy the Final Days of Summer on the Patios at These Local Restaurants

by Kristina Rivera

Intentionalist is built on one simple idea: where we spend our money matters. We make it easy to find, learn about, and support small businesses and the diverse people behind them through everyday decisions about where we eat, drink, and shop. #SpendLikeItMatters


Fall is around the corner and we can’t be the only ones in denial. 

Chilly September mornings have started and pumpkin spice everything has begun to emerge from its yearly hibernation, but we’re not ready to let go of summer just yet. 

The first day of fall isn’t until Sept. 22, so we’re taking every moment until then to enjoy summer’s final days before the inevitable cold settles in. And what better way to enjoy the sun than by enjoying a meal outside?

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